Elton John Piano Songbook

 

Here is one of Elton John's most famous pieces, Your Song. The sheet contains a 'second right hand part' in addition to the grand staff. It is playable by combining the two right-hands - or you can mix and match to your liking or sing one of the parts. Ella Fitzgerald - Piano Vocal Complete Songbook: Ella Fitzgerald - Piano Vocal Complete Songbook: Elton John Jazz Piano: elton john sheet music jazz: Emerson Keith - Honky Tonk Train Blues (Ragtime) Eric Johnson Guitar Transcriptions (songbook) Hal Leonard Erroll Garner Five Piano Solos: erroll garner five piano solos: Erroll Garner Piano.

Sir Elton Hercules John is one of the most popular musicians of 20th century, being known also as a great pianist, songwriter, record producer and sometimes as an actor.

His unique genre, a fusion between pop and rock, brought him the success and turned him into an icon for the music industries of the 20th century.

Born on March 25, 1947, in England, Reginald Kenneth Dwight, known nowadays as Elton John, started working in the music sphere when he was 3 years old. He was encouraged by his mother to play the piano and at the age of 7, he took up formal piano lessons. Later, he showed musical aptitudes, as composing songs, and when he was 11 years old, he won a junior scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music, proving to be a great talent.

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When he was only 15 years old, with guidance and help from his parents, Elton John became Northwood Hills Hotel’s pianist for the second part of the week, starting from Thursday until the end of the weekend. John’s stage name was Reggie. The basis of his successful career was set by his meeting with Bernie Taupin, his best friend at the moment.

Ray Williams posted and ad in the British magazine New Musical Express. This was the turning point in Elton’s life, after he answered the advertisement. This was the way that the two (Elton and Taupin) finally met. Dwight started writing Taupin’s lyrics for his songs.

After six months, R.K. Dwight was knows as Elton John, his nickname being an homage to Bluesology.

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The duo released was is now known as 'the first Elton John/Bernie Taupin song' in the year 1967, the masterpiece titled Scarecrow.

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In 1968, the Elton and Taupin duo started writing lyrics for Dick James's DJM Records label. Roger Cook and Lulu are only two important names from their portfolio for whom they used their great inspiration.

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Later that year, Elton John and Taupin released the song I've Been Loving You, a song more complex. John got his first break as a singer with his 1969 album Empty Sky, featuring songs by John and Taupin.

They also had connections with Roger Pope, Tony Murray and Caleb Quaye.

Subsequent, Elton John worked with Taupin for the soundtrack to the films Friends and they created the album Madman Across the Water where the song Levon was a big success. Further, in 1972, Elton John released the album Honky Château, who spent five weeks at the top of Billboard 200.

More hits soon followed, including number one smashes, as Crocodile Rock and Island Girl John enjoyed a series of top-selling albums during this time, including Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (1973) and Rock of the Westies (1975).

As you can see, John wrote great songs in his five-decade career, songs that made him one of the best-selling music artist.

For his work in the music area, he won many prices, as Grammy Awards, Brit Awards, and the knighthood from Elizabeth II.

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His songs resounds nowadays and that is a clear mark of success.

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